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Loraine H Bishop

May 2, 1933 ~ April 11, 2017 (age 83)

Lorain H. Bishop, age 83 of Lake City, Florida, died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.  Mrs. Bishop was a native of Springville, Maine and a daughter of the late Colby and Blanche (Leighton) Hanscom.  She graduated from Lee Academy in Lee, Maine, class of 1951.  Mrs. Bishop served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  Mrs. Bishop worked in the Medical Administration Service at the VA Hospital in Lake City and retired in 1994 after 35 years of service.  She was preceded in death by the father of her children, the late James H. Bishop in 2001, one son, James Colby Bishop; her daughter, Darlene Horton, one grandson, James Douglas Norris,  her sister, Eda H. Merrill and two brothers, Keith and Lewis Hanscom.

 

Survivors include her son, Steve and Frieda Bishop, Valdosta, GA; one grandson, Jesse Bishop, Valdosta, GA; two granddaughters, Jackie and Tim Tillman, Valdosta, GA and Christina and Eddie Verdecia, St. Cloud, FL; three great grandsons, Edwardo Verdecia, Jake Verdecia and Jackson Tillman; a special nephew and niece, Bobby and Bev Franz, White Springs, FL and Sherrie Franz Milam, Cantonment, FL; special friends, Betty and Ron Hamilton; other relatives, nieces and nephews also survive.

 

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 10-11:00 AM.  Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City.  386-752-1954 Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com  


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